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Netia Announces Sofrecom Argentina as Dealer and Integrator for New Content Management System

CLARET, France — Sept. 2, 2010 — NETIA today announced that Sofrecom Argentina, a subsidiary of Sofrecom France and a France Telecom / Orange company, will serve as a dealer of the NETIA CMS (Content Management System) for the Latin American market. The NETIA CMS builds on the company’s well-established media asset and workflow management solutions to give telco operators and broadcasters a straightforward, multiplatform content delivery solution. more

Guitar Center, Inc. Announces Executive Succession Plan

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, August 24, 2010 — Guitar Center, Inc. announced a management succession plan to be implemented during the fourth quarter of 2010. Under this plan, Greg Trojan, presently President and Chief Operating Officer, will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Trojan will also remain a member of Guitar Center’s Board of Directors. Marty Albertson, presently Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, will step down as Chief Executive Officer but will remain as non-executive Chairman of the Board.

Marty Albertson said, “I am thrilled to take on the role of non-executive Chairman. This will allow me to pursue many other interests and still contribute to Guitar Center in a strategic capacity. Guitar Center has a tremendous culture and exciting future, and I intend to stay involved in the company.� more

Jimi Hendrix Legacy: AES NY Section Hosts Electric Lady Studios 40th Anniversary Salute

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NEW YORK: Jimi Hendrix celebrated the opening of his Electric Lady Recording Studios at 52 West 8th Street in NY’s Greenwich Village on August 26, 1970. On Sept. 18th that year the iconic 27-year-old guitarist passed away. In addition to his lasting musical legacy, Hendrix left a studio which continues to this day to produce hits for artists ranging from Dylan, Bowie, Coldplay and The Stones to Patti Smith, U2, Sheryl Crow, The Strokes, Jay-Z and Beyonce.

On August 24th the NY Section of the Audio Engineering Society will host a 40th Anniversary Salute to Electric Lady and the Hendrix legacy. The panel will include: Jimi’s sister, Janie Hendrix, CEO/President, Experience Hendrix; Eddie Kramer, engineer of all Hendrix’s recording sessions; studio architect/acoustician John Storyk who began his career with Electric Lady, and who’s international Walters-Storyk Design Group has created over 3,000 studios around the globe; long time Electric Lady engineer Tony Platt (AC/DC, Foreigner), and Grammy-winning engineer Bob Margouleff (Stevie Wonder) Other guests, TBA, will include artists who have recorded at Electric Lady throughout its 40-year history. more

Sonnox Ignites Summer Madness! Huge Savings in August

35% Discount On All Oxford Plugins and Bundles

elite_image_150dpi-1.jpgOXFORD, UK: Sonnox has announced its best promotion yet. During the month of August, a 35% discount is being applied to the purchase of all new Oxford Plug-ins and bundles.

From the Sonnox Elite Collection – the ultimate collection of Oxford plug-ins, including EQ, Dynamics, Inflator, Transient Modulator, Reverb, Limiter and SuprEsser – to the entire range of already discounted custom bundle options, Sonnox has carved an additional 35% off all prices. more

Audio-Technica Honors Ark Productions and Marketing with President’s Award

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STOW, OH, July 22, 2010 — Audio-Technica is pleased to announce that Pine City, New York-based Ark Productions & Marketing has been presented with A-T’s prestigious President’s Award. The award was presented by Marc Lee Shannon, Audio-Technica Vice President, Sales, and John Cheese, Territory Manager, Professional Products, to Ark Productions Principal Tim Chamberlain. The coveted A-T President’s Award was presented at a ceremony during this year’s InfoComm Expo on June 9th in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Tim Chamberlain, Ark Productions & Marketing principal, accepted the President’s Award, which recognizes a leading manufacturer’s representative for outstanding commitment and dedication during the Audio-Technica 2009/2010 fiscal year. The firm sells Audio-Technica professional products to retailers and sound contractors in upstate New York. more

NETIA Teams With New Colombian Channel Dealer

CLARET, France — July 28, 2010 — NETIA today announced that Compañia Comercial Curacao de Colombia S.A. (Curacao) is the newest addition to NETIA’s worldwide network of channel dealers. The Bogota-based company, which supplies advanced solutions for the professional video industry, now carries NETIA’s media asset management (MAM) solutions.

“As our client base increasingly embraces workflows that rely on digital media, our customers require a sophisticated yet straightforward means of managing that content,” said Aldo Buenahora, general manager at Curacao. “NETIA’s MAM solutions provide the quality, functionality, and flexibility our customers want, as well as the ease of use they need to employ effective media management. We’re very pleased to be incorporating NETIA’s solutions into our product offering.” more

Imsta Festa – Celebration of Music Technology Coming to NYC in September

Toronto, Canada – On Saturday September 25, 2010 New York, Tri-State area musicians and music producers will converge in the midtown area of Manhattan, as the top audio technology companies from around the world will exhibit under one roof at the IMSTA FESTA. The International Music Software Trade Association (IMSTA) and the SAE Institute along with Shocklee Entertainment have come together to bring this 1-day expo to the SAE campus in New York City.

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IMSTA FESTA is an event geared towards professionals and pro-sumers alike. This focused event will allow end-users to learn more about the different audio production software products in the market and will have product specialists on hand to demonstrate the latest new features. more

Harman Professional Group Expands Role with Recording Academy Producers and Engineers Wing

HPro’s AKG Acoustics, JBL Professional and Lexicon named official 2010 P&E Wing Sponsors

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (July 20, 2010) — The Producers & Engineers Wing® of The Recording Academy® announces a sponsorship agreement with the Harman Professional Group (HPro)’s leading audio brands AKG® Acoustics, JBL Professional and Lexicon. As official P&E Wing sponsors, AKG Acoustics, JBL Professional and Lexicon will participate in a variety of activities throughout the year, including being the title sponsor of high-profile regional Academy Chapter events, having a presence on the P&E Wing section of the recently launched GRAMMY365 member Web site and serving as a participating member of the P&E Wing Manufacturers Council.

“We are very pleased that Harman has chosen to have AKG, JBL and Lexicon work closely with The Producers & Engineers Wing this coming year,” stated Maureen Droney. “JBL Professional has partnered successfully with the P&E Wing for the last few years and, together with AKG and Lexicon, shares the P&E Wing’s vision of capturing and delivering the highest quality audio. We look forward to this extended partnership and to having key individuals from the Harman family of products interact and exchange ideas with our membership.” more

Attend The Glastonbury Festival, Avoid the Mud

If you’re not one of the 177,000 music fans planning to camp out at Worthy Farm in Pilton, England for the renowned Glastonbury Festival this weekend, you can still hear all the great music. RadioTime has created a Glastonbury Festival channel, featuring the festival’s official radio station Worthy FM 87.7 in Pilton, as well as streams from BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 6 all weekend. Listen to the music at home, or on your mobile phone using one of RadioTime’s multiple smart phone apps for the iPhone, Android, Palm and Blackberry.

The line-up is incredible. Friday night, Gorillaz headlines with special guest Lou Reed. Muse tops the bill on Saturday night, and rumors are flying of a special guest — names include Jimmy Page, Brian May and The Edge. Sunday night the legendary Stevie Wonder headlines.

Here’s the direct link to The Glastonbury Festival channel on RadioTime.com:

The Recording Academy Texa Chapter and Producers & Engineers Wing Host P&E Wing Retreat at Rock

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (June 24, 2010) — On Saturday, June 19, 2010, The Recording Academy® Texas Chapter and the Producers & Engineers Wing® presented “P&E Wing Retreat at the Rock” at Blue Rock Artist Ranch & Studio in Wimberley, Texas.

Blue Rock, founded by songwriter/guitarist Billy Crockett and his wife Dodee, is a destination studio dedicated to audio excellence situated on 19 pristine acres in the Texas Hill Country outside of Austin. At “Retreat at the Rock,” 100 guests were treated to a full day of presentations by recording luminaries, professional development workshops, networking, and a special musical performance from GRAMMY®-nominated singer-songwriter Ruthie Foster. Presenters included Steve Lamm, owner of Cryptic Globe Recording (CGR); legendary producer/engineer/designer George Massenburg; platinum producer/mixer Tim Palmer; Shadow Hills Industries president and founder Peter Reardon; and keynote speaker Rupert Neve, founder of Rupert Neve Designs Incorporated. more

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